Bought By Many, a London, U.K. – based insurtech startup that uses social media and search data to offer insight-driven insurance to customers, closed a £7.5m ($9.5m) Series A funding round.
Sophia Webster, a British accessories designer, secured a £4m investment.
Crowdsurfer, a Cambridge, UK-based Crowd finance data intelligence company, raised over £1m in funding.
Cytora, a Cambridge and London, UK-based geopolitical risk analytics spin-out from the University of Cambridge, raised €2.4m in Series A funding.
Gaist Holdings Limited, a Lancaster UK-based digital highways asset management consultancy, received a £200,000 loan from Lancashire Rosebud Finance.
Funding Circle, a London, UK and San Francisco, CA-based lending platform focused exclusively on small business finance, raised a further $100m in equity funding.
Revl, a London, UK-based lifestyle and events app, raised £2.4m in seed funding.
CompareEuropeGroup, a London, UK-based financial management platform for insurance, banking and telco products, secured €20m in Series A funding.
InvestCloud Inc., a Los Angeles, California-based provider of a digital platform that gives wealth managers access to Client Portals, Mobility and Advisor Portals, acquired Babel Systems Limited, a London, UK-based provider of a trade and accounting platform.
QikServe, an Edinburgh, UK-based provider of a mobile ordering and payment platform for the hospitality industry, raised £2.7m (approx. US$3.4m) in funding.
Kymab Group Limited, a Cambridge, UK-based monoclonal antibody biopharmaceutical group, received a $9m grant.
Origin Broadband, a Doncaster, UK-based provider of internet and phone services, raised £3m in funding.
Jumptastic, a Gloucester, UK-based trampoline park company, raised £3m in funding.
Macrophage Pharma Limited, a Windsor, UK-based immune-oncology company, raised £9m in Series A equity financing.
The government-owned British Business Bank has begun lending a further £40m directly to small businesses through the Funding Circle platform.